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Northwell Health Care Management Peer Assistant - CRPA in Glen Oaks, New York

Req Number 103840

Job Description

Engages and provides peer support to group health members. Serves as a role model in maximizing wellness and independence. Collaborates with clinical and non-clinical team members to ensure culture of support is reflected in member's treatment.

Job Responsibility

  • Provides peer support to group health members, including orientation to programs, service providers, and community resources.

  • Encourages members, family members and caregivers to use program resources to maximize wellness and independence; conducts outreach to members missing appointments to reinforce engagement.

  • Assists members in carrying out tasks as defined in their treatment plans.

  • Attends and participates in various appointments/meetings to support and advocate for member, as required.

  • Travels to member homes to provide peer-level support, as required.

  • Understands and addresses related cultural attitudes and practices.

  • Reports on member's progress relative to experience in community settings to clinical team members.

  • Refers appropriate questions and issues to clinical and non-clinical team members.

  • Performs related duties as required. All responsibilities noted here are considered essential functions of the job under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Duties not mentioned here, but considered related are not essential functions.

Job Qualification

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.

  • 1-3 years of relevant experience, required.

  • Certified Peer Recovery Associate (CRPA) Certification, highly preferred

  • Previous experience working with an adolescent population. highly preferred.

*Additional Salary Detail

The salary range and/or hourly rate listed is a good faith determination of potential base compensation that may be offered to a successful applicant for this position at the time of this job advertisement and may be modified in the future.When determining a team member's base salary and/or rate, several factors may be considered as applicable (e.g., location, specialty, service line, years of relevant experience, education, credentials, negotiated contracts, budget and internal equity).

The salary range for this position is $29,250-$42,761/year

It is Northwell Health’s policy to provide equal employment opportunity and treat all applicants and employees equally regardless of their age, race, creed/religion, color, national origin, immigration status or citizenship status, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, sex/gender, gender identity, gender expression, disability, pregnancy, genetic information or genetic predisposition or carrier status, marital or familial status, partnership status, victim of domestic violence, sexual or other reproductive health decisions, or other characteristics protected by applicable law.